St. Cloud Chamber Announces Small Business Award Winners
ST. CLOUD - Three St. Cloud businessmen are being honored by the St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce.
The 2015 Small Business Award winners were announced by the Chamber on Monday.
The Small Business Owner of the Year award goes to Larry Logeman with Executive Express.
Executive Express provides airport shuttle service to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, plus charter and courier service.
In 10 years of business, Logeman has only had to handle 29 customer complaints out of 70,000 passengers who have used executive express.
The Family Owned Business of the year award goes to Michael Faber with Viking Coca-Cola.
Viking Coca-Cola has expanded steadily since 2000. Always a bottling operation, Faber added canning in 2003. The company has grown from 375 employees to just under 500 in the last 15 years.
The Business Central Mark of Excellence-Emerging Entrepreneur goes to Luke Riordan with DAYTA Marketing.
Riordan founded the social medial marketing company in February 2012. With an original team of three, he now has 25 employees and expanded his business into larger quarters four times in three years.
All three businessmen will be honored at the Chamber's Business Awards Luncheon on Thursday, May 7th at noon at the Holiday Inn and Suites in St. Cloud. The cost to attend is $19 for Chamber members and $29 for the general public. For reservations, call the Chamber at 320-251-2940.